Type: Archives [short]
End production: 10/01/2012 First transmission: 13/01/2012
This short video stockshot has been produced to illustrate the European Year 2012 for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
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||Bengt Sibbmark is taking advantage of this flexible approach to pensions. Now retired from government service, Bengt has recently started working again as an adviser at the PRO - Sweden's main pensioners association, Stockholm, Sweden, 03/2011 (5 shots)
||Various shots of ladies trying different bikes, Salzburg, Austria, 05/2010 (9 shots)
The AENEAS (Attaining Energy-Efficient Mobility in an Ageing Society) project is part of the EU's Intelligent Europe (IEE) programme. In five European cities (Donostia-San Sebastián, Krakow, Munich, Odense and Salzburg), the project aims to raise awareness among elderly people on energy-efficient travel options (walking, public transport, cycling, etc.), and promote them as alternatives to private cars. Training is also provided on how to use sustainable transport, according to participants' needs and expectations.
||Elderly ladies arriving for computer training in a media centre. The training aims to enable elderly people, to use computers to plan their travelling, using energy-efficient transport, such as trains, buses etc. (8 shots)
||Elderly people, retired, pass on their lifetime of learning to kids on Wednesdays and it gives them a new lease of life, France, 04/2009 (11 shots)
||Malgorzata has found work in a travel agency, after having followed a six-month training course in an NGO supported by the European Commission, Warsaw, Poland, 11/2008 (5 shots)
In Poland, the percentage of working people in the 55 to 64 age bracket is the lowest in Europe. That is why the State has set up a programme to encourage people over 50 to work by offering various incentives because staying active is also a way of staying healthy.
||Port of Trieste with elderly people walking, Italy, 02/2010 (4 shots)